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John II Coronation issue lead Tetarteron
Obv-IC XC Bust of Christ facing nimbate, bearded wearing tunic and colobium, open gospels in left
Reverse: AACE EC Bust of Alexius facing wearing stemma divitision and jeweled loros, cruciform in right, globus in left.
Mint: Unk
Date: 1092-1118 CE
Grierson 1046
ex Forum
Issued for celebrations throughout the empire for the coronation of John II as co-emperor in1092. This scarce type and two rare types issued for the coronation are traditionally identified as the earliest tetarteron. They may actually be sphragidia that were distributed only to a select group of people who participated in the celebrations or for charitable purposes.
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